Bulgaria – the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
IPA Cross-border Co-operation Programme between Bulgaria and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia is a continuation of the previous Neighbourhood Programme 2004-2006.
Overall Objective of the Programme
The overall aim remains largely unchanged – sustainable development in the border region that supports wider European co-operation and integration efforts. This overall aim has been broken down into three specific objectives by the participating countries: to foster sustainable economic growth, to promote social cohesion and co-operation and to further develop the attractiveness and quality of people’s lives in the border region.
The overall objective will be implemented through 3 priorities:
|Priority I||Economic development and social cohesion|
|Priority II||Improvement of the quality of life|
|Priority III||Technical assistance|
The Managing Authority for the Programme is Bulgarian Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works, Territorial Co-operation Department.
|Address:||44 Demokracia str. entr. C, Kyustendil 2500, Republic of Bulgaria|
|Phone:||+359 78 55 11 83|
The border area of Bulgaria comprises the districts of Blagoevgrad and Kyustendil.
The border area of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia comprises the North-East, the East and the South-East region.